8. Sisters Of Mercy
They reinvented the drum machine and created a dark music that touched many- just ask Steve Albini who used them as a template for Big Black. Hugely popular and still shrouded in dry ice and yet another band who make you wonder about the definition of post punk- was it a period of time or a style of music?
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